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I need help to choose a CPU

Hello everyone, 


I'm building a basic pc for web browsing, lots of emails, document work, media consumption and maybe, just maybe some very light photoshop work. 


This is what I've built so far:




As you can see, I managed to get the A6-9500 for 41 bucks, which is a nice discount. The thing is, I also like the amd athlon 200ge ( https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B07HJWVJDN/ref=psdcmw_229189_t1_B07L9Q7DLQ) for 56 bucks. 


My question is, which cpu is going to perform better? Which one has the best value? As far as I know, the A6-9500 has better base clock and it boosts to 3.8 ghz, whereas the athlon 200ge has 4 threads, is more modern but has a locked clock speed of 3.2 ghz. 


Thanks in advance 



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16 minutes ago, Wisqui said:


this is a bloody AM3 CPU changed to a new socket. It's meant for updating BIOSes and nothing else.

CPU: i7-2600K 4751MHz 1.44V (software) --> 1.47V at the back of the socket Motherboard: Asrock Z77 Extreme4 (BCLK: 103.3MHz) CPU Cooler: Noctua NH-D15 RAM: Adata XPG 2x8GB DDR3 (XMP: 2133MHz 10-11-11-30 CR2, custom: 2203MHz 10-11-10-26 CR1 tRFC:230 tREFI:14000) GPU: Asus GTX 1070 Dual (Super Jetstream vbios, +70(2025-2088MHz)/+400(8.8Gbps)) SSD: Samsung 840 Pro 256GB (main boot drive), Transcend SSD370 128GB PSU: Seasonic X-660 80+ Gold Case: Antec P110 Silent, 5 intakes 1 exhaust Monitor: AOC G2460PF 1080p 144Hz (150Hz max w/ DP, 121Hz max w/ HDMI) TN panel Keyboard: Logitech G610 Orion (Cherry MX Blue) with SteelSeries Apex M260 keycaps Mouse: BenQ Zowie FK1


Model: HP Omen 17 17-an110ca CPU: i7-8750H (0.125V core & cache, 50mV SA undervolt) GPU: GTX 1060 6GB Mobile (+80/+450, 1650MHz~1750MHz 0.78V~0.85V) RAM: 8+8GB DDR4-2400 18-17-17-39 2T Storage: 1TB HP EX920 PCIe x4 M.2 SSD + 1TB Seagate 7200RPM 2.5" HDD (ST1000LM049-2GH172), 128GB Toshiba PCIe x2 M.2 SSD (KBG30ZMV128G) gone cooking externally Monitor: 1080p 126Hz IPS G-sync


Desktop benching:

Cinebench R15 Single thread:168 Multi-thread: 833 

SuperPi (v1.5 from Techpowerup, PI value output) 16K: 0.100s 1M: 8.255s 32M: 7m 45.93s

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8 hours ago, Jurrunio said:

this is a bloody AM3 CPU changed to a new socket. It's meant for updating BIOSes and nothing else.

Yeah, from what I've read on the reviews, most people buy this for that particular reason.


8 hours ago, Saksham said:

what is your budget. 

Between 165-175 dollars. And I don't have to spend on the case nor PSU.


I was thinking about an Intel i5-3570 at first, but I decided to go with something more recent, even if it meant to give up some performance.

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